If the entire private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean was one giant company, six out of ten of its employees would be men. And while you could find a somewhat larger number of women in some parts of that company such as Finance, Legal and Human Resources, other areas would almost entirely be made up of men. … [Read more...] about Why steel companies are hiring more women
In Argentina, 61 percent of mothers work outside the home. In Chile, the US and Mexico, those numbers are 59 percent, 57 percent and 42 percent, respectively. Globally, that percentage is growing. As I prepare to join these women after the birth of my second child, I know I must find ways to be more productive and disciplined in my corporate environment. To tackle this, I spent … [Read more...] about The best of 2015: Surprising habits of productive women in the private sector
By Jimena Serrano and Michaela Seelig Women play a key role in agribusiness supply chains in Latin America. That is why they are essential in the feat to help adapt crops to climate change. … [Read more...] about Agribusiness supply chains and climate change: why women matter
Three years ago, Anne Marie Slaughter’s article why women still cant have it all created an international firestorm, feeding into the ongoing conversation on women, work, leadership and work-life balance. Counter to Sheryl Sandberg’s assertion than women weren’t leaning in, Slaughter showed that for many women, leaning in was simply not enough – how society thinks about work, … [Read more...] about Can women have it all in Mexico?
* By Maria Teresa Villanueva and Ana Isabel Rodríguez Iglesias You could play a game to find the seven differences in photographs of boards of chambers of commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean. At first glance, they all look very similar: white men between 50 and 60 years old, wearing suits and ties. A quick review of the composition of boards or councils of seven … [Read more...] about Would a women’s club break the hegemony of the men’s club?